Stephanie Peterson

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How Neuroscience Will Fight Five Age-Old Afflictions

Rewiring the brain to battle seizures, blindness, and more<p>1) SEIZURES<p><b>A device delivers targeted drugs to calm overactive neurons</b><p>For years, large clinical trials have treated people with epilepsy using so-called deep-brain stimulation: surgically implanted electrodes that can detect a seizure and …

Imaging technique could lead to RSV vaccine - Futurity

An imaging technique for studying the childhood disease RSV could lead to new antiviral drugs and perhaps even a vaccine to prevent severe infections.

Imaging

Where Alzheimer's starts and how it spreads

Using high-resolution fMRI imaging in patients with Alzheimer's disease and in mouse models of the disease, researchers have clarified three …

Carmat's artificial heart finds its way to first human patient in France

The "bioprosthetic" artificial heart from Carmat has been implanted in a human being. The procedure was performed on December 18th at France's Georges Pompidou European Hospital, and the patient is said to be doing well. Carmat says he is currently awake in the intensive care unit and is speaking …

What effect does extreme cold have on the human body?

North America’s east coast is braced for more freezing weather a year after the January 2014 polar vortex sent temperatures tumbling down to -50C (-58F). In this piece from the BBC Future archive, we ask what does such intense cold do to the human body?<p>The polar vortex currently sweeping across the …

Global Warming

IVF babies have greater risk of complications, study finds

Single children born after IVF are found to be nearly twice as likely to be born early, stillborn or die within 28 days of birth<p>Children born after IVF treatment have a greater risk of complications ranging from preterm birth to neonatal death, according to a major study into the health of newborns.<p>…

Beautiful Science: What Your Body Looks Like Under a Microscope (+Photos)

Imagine you have shrunk to a microscopic size and you are standing on a molecule inside a human body.<p>The molecule is as big as a planet under your …

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‘Backdoor’ approach may stop deadly brain tumors - Futurity

Researchers have discovered a new way to block an enzyme that fuels the growth of glioblastoma, the most common and most fatal form of brain cancer.

Tumors

Pallet Love

I was totally dedicated to making every. single. Christmas gift. this year. I even dedicated an entire month to it here on the blog.<p>And then December …

Found! 23 No-Bake V-Day Sweets You Just Have to Try

Psst! We’re letting you in on a little secret. Calories don’t count on Valentine’s Day. Okay, that may not be <i>completely</i> true (oh, if only it were!), but this is one holiday that validates temporarily neglecting calorie counting and New Year’s no-sweets promises. Why else would we trick out our own …

Stan Lee hasn't Discovered these Super Humans - Four New Superhuman Mutant Powers

Stan Lee hasn't Discovered these Super Humans - Four New Superhuman Mutant Powers<p>Updated on February 18, 2015<p>More Research, More Superhumans!<p>New …

Live Science

Area 51<p>Among the several strange stops on our tour is Area 51. But is it actually strange at all? This military based is about 80 miles northwest of …

Mystery of Marilyn Monroe's death unveiled?

Over the years, the cause of death of one of the most famous Hollywood celebrities Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jean Mortenson) remained a mystery. Most of …

Biography of Scientist Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla, who was a trained electrical and mechanical engineer, was one of the most influential inventors of the 20th century. Eventually holding …

Tesla

True Stories of Weird Rain Phenomena

You might say it's raining cats and dogs, but you don't mean it literally. But at times in many areas around the world that it has rained things …

Weather

The Man Who Was a Dwarf and a Giant

Very few details are known about the life of Adam Rainer, but in a way, he represents an extraordinary piece of medical history. He was born in Graz, …

Medicine

10 Unsolved Mysteries Of The Brain

What we know—and don’t know—about how we think.<p>By David Eagleman|Tuesday, July 31, 2007<p>Of all the objects in the universe, the human brain is the …

Kelly–Hopkinsville encounter

The <b>Kelly–Hopkinsville encounter</b> (a.k.a. <b>Hopkinsville Goblins Case</b>, <b>Kelly Green Men Case</b>) was a claimed close encounter with extraterrestrial beings in …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Ten enduring mysteries of the Longyou caves

Located near the village of Shiyan Beicun in Zhejiang province, China, lies the Longyou caves - an extensive, magnificent and rare ancient …